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31 militants eliminated in a series of raids, claims MoD

31 militants eliminated in a series of raids, claims MoD

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Apr 23, 2016 - 12:30

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): More than 30 insurgents have been killed and nearly two dozens wounded in operations by the Afghan National Security Forces (ANSFinfo-icon), the Ministry of Defense (MoD) said on Saturday.

Thirty-one fighters were eliminated, 23 wounded and 4 others detained during the operations in Nangarhar, Kabul, Parwan, Paktia, Zabul, Kandahar, Badghis, Baghlan, Balkh, Jawzjan, Faryab, Kunduz and Helmand provinces.

A statement from MoD said 16 of the militants were killed during raids in Chardara and Imaminfo-icon Sahib districts, as well as Kunduz City. Fourteen others were wounded.

Seven militants were killed and four others wounded in the northern Faryab province. Another five guerrillas perished during an operation in the Khogyani district of Nangarhar.

One militant was killed, 5 were wounded and four were arrested in separate raids in Zabul, Parwan and Jawzjan provinces. A soldier of the Afghan National Army (ANA) also lost his life during the operations.

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